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Islam Fatwa Prohibits Killing the "Believer Lice Growing in Blessed Beards"

Discussion in 'Interfaith Dialogues' started by aristotle, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. aristotle

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    The Free Syrian Army has issued a fatwa prohibiting the killing of lice that appear in the Muslim beard or else “be punished with 50 lashes by Sharia,” Ahlulbayt News , an English-language Shia Islamic television channel, reported Sunday.

    The fatwa, translated by Ahlulbayt, reportedly states that “blessed lice” appear in the Muslim’s beard because of his “lack of bathing due to the water non-availability all the time on the Jihad [holy war] fronts.” This causes their beards to become moist and thick, which makes it “a natural place for lice to live in.”

    (Source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/aug/26/free-syrian-army-fatwa-forbids-killing-believer-li/)
     
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    Gulp!!!!
     
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    what if they are infidel lice?
     
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    Damn it, I started to feel an itch in my beard just reading this post! Long live the lice!
     
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    As a starter, I must declare that I am not a bigot nor do I like jokes about other cultures.

    Having said that, this news is very offensive to all the far eastern countries because it is an insult to their staple food.
     
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    Not exactly unexpected for a Shia newspaper to carry ridiculous stories about the Free Syrian Army (largely Sunni) during the civil war.
     
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    I guess that way you never feel alone.:singhfacepalm:
     
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